Stroll through Old San Juan

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Vibrant colors, hisotry, and phenomenal food

*Puerto Rico’s history is very interesting.  Exploring Old San Juan is fun, informative, and full of culture.  

*There are unlimited options for food in Old San Juan, I recommend trying Mofongo, which is made from a plantain. Find a rooftop bar to take it all in (and maybe have a mojito or two!). 

*Take pictures of the buildings and streets. It’s hard to find colors like this anywhere else in America.  

*Get coffee. There are tons of options for good coffee on this island! 

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*When you are ready for some coastal views and more history check out Castillo San Felipe del Morro.

*Or, head to the beach for a swim and sunset

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I am sure there are paid tours you can take of Old San Juan, but I think it’s better to just walk around and stop when you see things that interest you.  Take the money you would spend on a tour and put it towards a meal or boat ride to a different island!  

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4 months ago

Colorful

Walking the streets really adds some history to the trip. Its interesting seeing the sites that span a few centuries and the buildings are all so colorful

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9 months ago

Cultural heart of Puerto Rico

Old San Juan feels like the cultural heart of Puerto Rico. When I picture the Caribbean, I think of these streets.

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